Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Sociology 3370F/G


A comparative study of diverse health practices within local and global contexts including shamanism, humoralism, biomedicine and midwifery; the integration of biomedical and alternative therapies, the regulation of complementary/ alternative practices; the question of evidence bases to evaluate any therapeutic modality; the relationship between healers and patients among other health issues.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 from Sociology courses at the 1000 level, or History of Science 2220, or Philosophy 2203, and third or fourth year standing in any module/program or with permission of the instructor.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG

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